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Tom Mead brought this winning walleye to the weigh stand in the last minutes of a 2004 tournament. Fish experts say it is frozen because the tail doesn't curl even the slightest, which a fresh catch would. (Photo courtesy Alexandria Echo Press)

Area fisherman known for his magical wins

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Tom Mead is known as the "Fishing Magician."

According to media reports, he's run a fishing guide business out of Long Prairie, gives talks to public groups and won many regional fishing contests.

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Now Tom Mead is being called a cheater. He was escorted off the ice Feb. 2 at Park Rapids' American Legion Community Fishing Contest.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
(218) 732-3364
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